Synonyms for (verb) go on

Synonyms: carry on, go on, continue, proceed

Definition: continue talking

Usage: I know it's hard, he continued, but there is no choice; carry on--pretend we are not in the room

Similar words: talk, speak

Definition: exchange thoughts; talk with

Usage: We often talk business; Actions talk louder than words


Synonyms: come on, come up, go on

Definition: start running, functioning, or operating

Usage: the lights went on; the computer came up

Similar words: start, go, get going

Definition: begin or set in motion

Usage: I start at eight in the morning; Ready, set, go!


Synonyms: go on, advance, march on, progress, move on, pass on

Definition: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

Usage: Time marches on

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


Synonyms: proceed, continue, keep, go along, go on

Definition: continue a certain state, condition, or activity

Usage: Keep on working!; We continued to work into the night; Keep smiling; We went on working until well past midnight

Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel